Apache Storm is a distributed, fault-tolerant, open source real-time event processing solution. Storm was originally used by Twitter to process massive streams of data from the Twitter firehose. Customers can source these real-time events from devices, sensors, infrastructure, applications, websites, and data.
Microsoft has been on a journey to make Big Data easy and more approachable. Storm for Azure HDInsight is an example of this by giving users a simple way to deploy and manage real-time applications with just a few clicks and within minutes.
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